#14003: I'm not sure of the definition. Here it's usually screened. Sometimes just the part under roof and
Posted by: Curious1 at 10:10 pm on Mar 3, 2009
sometimes the screen extends to cover the entire pool area. The prettiest lanai with fire place I've seen was in a model home. The fireplace was built into a wall on one side, along with an outdoor kitchen with built-in grill, etc. The fireplace was massive, made of stone and really pretty.
Of course, the more walls you have on a lanai, the hotter it gets in the summer.
I remember looking at houses in Scottsdale in the 80's that had pools, I just can't remember if the pools were screened? Perhaps you don't have the mosquito problem there we have here during the summer.